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Encyclopedia > List of universities in Australia

This is a list of Australian universities and other higher education institutions in Australia. Wikipedia does not yet have an article with this exact name. ... The University of Cambridge is an institute of higher learning. ...


The Commonwealth Higher Education Support Act 2003 sets out three groups of higher education providers. Students at all three types of institutions are eligible for FEE-HELP, an income contingent loan to cover charges and fees. The Higher Education Support Act (HESA) 2003 codifies the existing aims of universities, recognises the status Universities of Australia in law, and introduces measures to strengthen Australia’s knowledge base. ... Higher education fees in Australia are charged to all students, but Australian citizens and (with some limitations) permanent residents[1] are able to obtain interest free loans from the government under the Higher Education Loan Programme (HELP) which replaced the Higher Education Contribution Scheme (HECS). ...

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Universities

National

Australian Catholic University The Australian Catholic University, or ACU National, is a Roman Catholic, public, multi-campus, multi-state university, based in eastern Australia, open to all staff and students regardless of their religious beliefs. ... North Sydneys high-rise commercial district. ... Strathfield is an Inner West suburb of Sydney, in the state of New South Wales, Australia. ... For other uses, see Brisbane (disambiguation). ... For other uses, see Canberra (disambiguation). ... A view of Ballarat East and Eureka from Sovereign Hill. ... This article is about the Australian city; the name may also refer to City of Melbourne or Melbourne city centre (also known as The CBD). ... The University of Notre Dame Australia is a private Roman Catholic university established in 1990 in the Western Australian port city of Fremantle, . While the University of Notre Dame Australia has strong collegial links[1] with the American University of Notre Dame located in South Bend, Indiana, they are separate... Fremantle redirects here. ... Broome is a pearling and tourist town in the Kimberley region of Western Australia, 2200 km north of Perth. ... This article is about the metropolitan area in Australia. ...

Australian Capital Territory

Capital Canberra Government Constitutional monarchy Administrator none Chief Minister Jon Stanhope (ALP) Federal representation  - House seats 2  - Senate seats 2 Gross Territorial Product (2006)  - Product ($m)  $19,167 (6th)  - Product per capita  $57,303/person (1st) Population (End of November 2006)  - Population  333,667 (7th)  - Density  137. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_Australian_Capital_Territory. ... The Australian National University, or ANU, is a public university located in Canberra, Australia. ... For other uses, see Canberra (disambiguation). ... The University of Canberra is an Australian university, located in Canberra, the capital of Australia. ... For other uses, see Canberra (disambiguation). ...

New South Wales

NSW redirects here. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_New_South_Wales. ... CD Blake Auditorium, Bathurst campus, CSU Charles Sturt University (CSU) is an Australian multi-campus university in New South Wales. ... Bathurst is a regional centre in the state of New South Wales, Australia approximately 200km west of Sydney and is the seat of the Bathurst Regional Council Local Government Area. ... Wagga Wagga (pronounced wogga wogga, informally called Wagga) is a city in New South Wales, Australia. ... Albury is a city in New South Wales, Australia, located on the Hume Highway on the Northern side of the Murray River. ... For the seat in the New South Wales Legislative Assembly, see Electoral district of Dubbo. ... Look up Manly in Wiktionary, the free dictionary Manly may refer to: Manly, New South Wales, a suburb of Sydney, Australia Manly, Queensland is a suburb of Brisbane, Australia Manly, Iowa is a city in the United States of America Manly is also an adjective referring to masculinity. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... For other uses, see Canberra (disambiguation). ... This article is about the Canadian province. ... Macquarie University is an Australian university located in Sydney. ... This article is about the metropolitan area in Australia. ... The University of New England (UNE) was originally formed in 1938 as the New England University College, a College of the University of Sydney. ... Not to be confused with Armadale. ... The University of New South Wales, also known as UNSW or colloquially as New South, is a university situated in Kensington, a suburb in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. ... This article is about the metropolitan area in Australia. ... For other uses, see Canberra (disambiguation). ... The University of Newcastle is a public university located in Callaghan, a suburb of Newcastle, New South Wales. ... This article is about the metropolitan area in Australia. ... Callaghan may stand for: USS Callaghan (DDG-994) Morley Callaghan This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages that might otherwise share the same title. ... Apartments in Port Macquarie at twilight - Hollingworth Street, Westport. ... Southern Cross University (SCU) is a university based on the Mid North and North coast of New South Wales, Australia. ... For the state electoral district, see Electoral district of Coffs Harbour. ... Left Bank Cafe, Spinks Park. ... Twin Towns, Tweed Heads. ... The University of Sydney, established in Sydney in 1850, is the oldest university in Australia. ... The UTS tower on Broadway UTS tower The University of Technology, Sydney (UTS), is a university in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. ... The University of Western Sydney (UWS) is a large, multi-campused and comprehensive metropolitan University with 35,000 students and 2,500 staff members. ... The University of Wollongong is a large University with approximately 21,000 students in the city of Wollongong, New South Wales, Australia. ... Wollongong is an industrial city located on the eastern coast of Australia in the state of New South Wales. ... Location of Dubai in the UAE Coordinates: , Country Emirate Dubai Incorporated (town) June 9, 1833 Incorporated (emirate) December 2, 1971 Founder Maktoum bin Bati bin Suhail (1833) Seat Dubai Subdivisions Towns and villages Jebel Ali Hatta Al Hunaiwah Al Aweer Al Hajarain Al Lusayli Al Marqab Al Shindagha Al Faq...

Victoria

VIC redirects here. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Victoria_(Australia). ... The University of Melbourne, is a public university located in Melbourne, Victoria. ... Robert Menzies Building at the Clayton Campus Monash University is a public university with campuses located in Australia, Malaysia and South Africa. ... Monash Universitys Clayton Campus is the main campus of Monash University located in Clayton, Victoria. ... Monash University, Caulfield campus is a campus of Monash University located in Caulfield, which is a suburb of Melbourne, Australia, in the state of Victoria. ... Monash University, Berwick Campus is a campus of Monash University. ... The Peninsula Campus of Monash University is Monashs fifth-largest campus, with over 3,000 students and almost 300 staff. ... The Victorian College of Pharmacy is now the Parkville campus of Monash University, located in Victoria, Australia. ... The Gippsland campus of Monash University is located in the town of Churchill 142kms east of Melbourne. ... The Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (now officially known only as RMIT University), is a university in Melbourne, Australia. ... This article is about the Australian city; the name may also refer to City of Melbourne or Melbourne city centre (also known as The CBD). ... Brunswick is an inner suburb of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. ... Bundoora is a suburb of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. ... Saigon redirects here. ... Hanoi (Vietnamese: Hà Ná»™i, Hán Tá»±: 河内)  , estimated population 3,145,300 (2005), is the capital of Vietnam. ... Swinburne University of Technology is a university based in a number of campuses in the eastern suburbs of Melbourne, Australia. ... Hawthorn is a residential suburb of Melbourne, Australia, in the state of Victoria. ... Croydon is a suburb in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. ... Prahran (pronounced prah-RAN) is a suburb of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. ... Lilydale is a suburb of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. ... Wantirna is a suburb of Melbourne, Australia, in the state of Victoria. ... Healesville is an outer-eastern suburb of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 52km from the Melbourne centre and situated on the Watts river, a tributary of the Yarra River. ... Kuching is the capital of the East Malaysian State of Sarawak. ... La Trobe University is a multi-campus university in Victoria, Australia. ... Mildura is a locality in northwestern Victoria, Australia. ... Deakin University is a large Australian public university with around 32,000 students studying Bachelor, Masters, Doctoral and Professional programs as of 2004. ... This article is about the Victorian city; the name may also refer to City of Geelong or Geelong city centre. ... This article is about the Australian city; the name may also refer to City of Melbourne or Melbourne city centre (also known as The CBD). ... Warrnambool is a regional city of 29,500 people on the south-western coast of Victoria, Australia, located in the municipality City of Warrnambool. ... The University of Ballarat is a dual-sector university in Ballarat, Victoria, Australia. ... A view of Ballarat East and Eureka from Sovereign Hill. ... Victoria University, located in Melbourne, Australia, is recognised as one of Australias most innovative universities[]. One of five dual-sector universities, it offers a broad range of teaching and research programs across its three Higher Education Faculties - (Arts, Education & Human Development; Business & Law; and Health, Engineering & Science); and four... This article is about the Australian city; the name may also refer to City of Melbourne or Melbourne city centre (also known as The CBD). ... Central Queensland University (CQU) Central Queensland University (CQU), is Australias largest public funded regional university. ... The City of Melbournes coat of arms The central business district of Melbourne, viewed from the north Alternate meanings: Melbourne (disambiguation) Melbourne is the capital and largest city of the state of Victoria, and the second largest city in Australia, with a population of 52,117 in the Central...

Queensland

Slogan or Nickname: Sunshine State, Smart State Motto(s): Audax at Fidelis (Bold but Faithful) Other Australian states and territories Capital Brisbane Government Constitutional monarchy Governor Quentin Bryce Premier Anna Bligh (ALP) Federal representation  - House seats 28  - Senate seats 12 Gross State Product (2004-05)  - Product ($m)  $158,506 (3rd... Image File history File links Flag_of_Queensland. ... For other uses, see Bond. ... Gold Coast redirects here. ... Central Queensland University (CQU) Central Queensland University (CQU), is Australias largest public funded regional university. ... For the Bundaberg Distillery, see Bundaberg Rum. ... For other uses, see Gladstone (disambiguation). ... Mackay (, pop. ... Rockhampton, sometimes abbreviated to Rocky, is a city in Central Queensland, Australia, located 42 kilometres (26 mi) inland from the Capricorn Coast on the Bruce Highway, approximately 640 kilometres (398 mi) north of Queenslands capital city, Brisbane. ... This article is about the Australian city. ... Griffith University is an Australian public university with five campuses in Queensland between Brisbane and the Gold Coast. ... For other uses, see Brisbane (disambiguation). ... James Cook University (JCU) is a university based in Townsville, Queensland, Australia and was founded in 1970 as the first tertiary education institution in North Queensland (although the first may have been the local TAFE college instead). ... ‎ The Strand CBD from Museum of Tropical Queensland, features Castle Hill in background Townsville (Postcodes: 4810-4819) is an urban centre on the north-eastern coast of Australia, in the state of Queensland. ... Cairns redirects here. ... The University of Queensland (UQ) is the longest-established university in the state of Queensland, Australia, a member of Australias Group of Eight, and the Sandstone Universities. ... QUT Gardens Point Campus Queensland University of Technology (QUT) is located in Brisbane, Queensland, and is one of Australias largest universities, however is globally known as one of the worst in the region. ... The University of Southern Queensland (USQ) is based in Toowoomba, Queensland, Australia. ... Toowoomba (also known as the The Garden City) is a city in South East Queensland, Australia. ... The University of the Sunshine Coast, is a public university based on the Sunshine Coast in Queensland, Australia. ... Population: 282,645* (2005)[1] (11th) Location: 100 km from Brisbane State District: Caloundra, Maroochydore, Kawana, Noosa, Nicklin Federal Division: Fisher, Fairfax The Sunshine Coast (population 282,645 with up to an additional 50,000 in visitors and seasonal workers) is a coastal region located in South East Queensland, north...

Western Australia

Slogan or Nickname: Wildflower State or the Golden State Other Australian states and territories Capital Perth Government Constitutional monarchy Governor Ken Michael Premier Alan Carpenter (ALP) Federal representation  - House seats 15  - Senate seats 12 Gross State Product (2005-06)  - Product ($m)  $107,910 (4th)  - Product per capita  $53,134/person... Image File history File links Flag_of_Western_Australia. ... Curtin University of Technology - Building 408, with adjacent 3. ... Location of Perth within Australia This article is about the metropolitan area of Perth, Western Australia. ... For other uses, see Miri (disambiguation). ... Edith Cowan University (ECU) is located in Perth, Western Australia, (). It is named after Edith Dircksey Cowan, who was the first woman to be elected to an Australian Parliament. ... This article is about the city of Bunbury. ... Murdoch University is a university with its main campus at Murdoch, 14 kilometres (9 mi) south of Perth, Western Australia, along South Street near the Kwinana Freeway ( ). It commenced operations as the states second university in 1973, and accepted its first students in 1975. ... Location of Perth within Australia This article is about the metropolitan area of Perth, Western Australia. ... Mandurah () is a city 50 minutes (72 km) south of Perth, Western Australia, with a population of approximately 75,000. ... The University of Western Australia (UWA) is the oldest university in the state of Western Australia. ... Albany, (IPA: }, is the largest regional city in WA situated on the south coast of Western Australia south-southeast of Perth. ...

South Australia

For the song, see South Australia (song). ... Image File history File links Flag_of_South_Australia. ... Flinders University, or The Flinders University of South Australia, is a public university in Adelaide, founded in 1966. ... The University of Adelaide (colloquially Adelaide University or Adelaide Uni) is a public university located in Adelaide. ... For other uses, see Adelaide (disambiguation). ... Roseworthy (34°32′ S 138°44′ E) is a town in South Australia, about 10 km north of Gawler. ... UniSA redirects here. ... City Plaza, Hummock Hill in the background Whyalla is a city and port located on the east coast of the Eyre Peninsula opposite Port Pirie in South Australia. ... Heinz School Australia is an international campus of the Heinz School of Public Policy and Management of Carnegie Mellon University located in Adelaide, South Australia. ...

Tasmania

Slogan or Nickname: Island of Inspiration; The Apple Isle; Holiday Isle Motto(s): Ubertas et Fidelitas (Fertility and Faithfulness) Other Australian states and territories Capital Hobart Government Constitutional monarchy Governor William Cox Premier Paul Lennon (ALP) Federal representation  - House seats 5  - Senate seats 12 Gross State Product (2004-05)  - Product... Wikipedia does not have an article with this exact name. ... Centenary Building, Sandy Bay campus The University of Tasmania (also abbreviated as UTAS, UTas or Tas Uni) is an Australian university, with three campuses in Tasmania. ... Hobart is the state capital and most populous city of the Australian island state of Tasmania. ... Launceston is a city in the north of the state of Tasmania, Australia, population approximately 90,000 (Greater urban and 99,100 statistical division), located at the juncture of the North Esk, South Esk, and Tamar rivers. ...

Northern Territory

For similar terms, see Northern Territories (disambiguation) Slogan or Nickname: The Territory, The NT, The Top End Motto(s): none Other Australian states and territories Capital Darwin Government Constitutional monarchy Administrator Ted Egan Chief Minister Clare Martin (ALP) Federal representation  - House seats 2  - Senate seats 2 Gross Territorial Product (2004... Wikipedia does not have an article with this exact name. ... Charles Darwin University Charles Darwin University (CDU) is located in Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia. ... Port Darwin redirects here. ...

Other self-accrediting higher education institutions

These institutions are for nearly all practical purposes, universities. However, they are deemed not to be because their academic focus is too narrow.

AMC Logo The Australian Maritime College (AMC) is a tertiary education institution based in Launceston, Tasmania. ... Centenary Building, Sandy Bay campus The University of Tasmania (also abbreviated as UTAS, UTas or Tas Uni) is an Australian university, with three campuses in Tasmania. ... Batchelor Institute of Indigenous Tertiary Education (generally known as of Batchelor Institute and formerly known as Batchelor College) provides tertiary education for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. ... For similar terms, see Northern Territories (disambiguation) Slogan or Nickname: The Territory, The NT, The Top End Motto(s): none Other Australian states and territories Capital Darwin Government Constitutional monarchy Administrator Ted Egan Chief Minister Clare Martin (ALP) Federal representation  - House seats 2  - Senate seats 2 Gross Territorial Product (2004... Alice Springs on a large scale map Alice Springs is a large town in the Northern Territory of Australia located at 23°42′ S 133°52′ E. Its population of 28,178 (2001 Census) makes it the second-largest settlement in the Territory (the only other towns of significant size... Batchelor is a town in the Northern Territory of Australia. ... Port Darwin redirects here. ... Tennant Creek is a town located in the Northern Territory of Australia. ... Nhulunbuy (12°11′ S 136°46′ E) is the name of the township created on the Gove Peninsula in the Northern Territory of Australia when a bauxite mine and deep water port were established nearby in the late 1960s. ... Location of Katherine in Northern Territory (red) Katherine () is a town with a population of around 10,000 situated 320 km southeast of Darwin in the Northern Territory of Australia. ... Yarrabah is an independent Aboriginal community located between Cape Grafton and Cairns, Queensland, Australia. ... Slogan or Nickname: Wildflower State or the Golden State Other Australian states and territories Capital Perth Government Constitutional monarchy Governor Ken Michael Premier Alan Carpenter (ALP) Federal representation  - House seats 15  - Senate seats 12 Gross State Product (2005-06)  - Product ($m)  $107,910 (4th)  - Product per capita  $53,134/person... Kununurra is a town in north Western Australia located at the eastern side of the Kimberley Region close to the border with the Northern Territory. ... The Melbourne College of Divinity (MCD) is located in Melbourne, in the Australian state of Victoria, it was constituted by a 1910 Act of the Parliament of Victoria. ... The University of Melbourne, is a public university located in Melbourne, Victoria. ...

State and territory accredited higher education institutions

Each qualification these institutions offer must first be approved by the relevant state or territory authority. For the purposes of maintainability, the list below only aims to include institutions that create their own degree, masters or doctorate courses - not those that deliver courses created by others, or create only lesser courses. Links to full lists of Higher Education course originators can be found at the bottom of this section.


Institutions that only deliver higher education courses created by another institution can be found via the parent institution listed.


Government

Specialist

The Victorian College of the Arts (VCA) is an educational institution in Melbourne, which offers courses and training in fine art, dance, drama, film and television, music and production. ... The University of Melbourne, is a public university located in Melbourne, Victoria. ... The National Art School (NAS), Sydney, Australia, occupies the site of the old Darlinghurst Gaol and until 1995 the Eastern Sydney Technical college. ... NIDA logo The NIDA complex The National Institute of Dramatic Art (NIDA) is an Australian national training institute for students of theatre, film, and television, based in the Sydney suburb of Kensington. ... The Australian Film Television and Radio School (AFTRS) is the Australian national centre for professional education and advanced training in film, television, radio and digital media. ...

General

The Box Hill Institute is a TAFE institute located in the eastern suburb of Box Hill in Victoria, Australia. ... The Canberra Institute of Technology (CIT) is a vocational education provider in the Australian Capital Territory, and is one of a system of TAFEs. ... The Gordon Institute of TAFE is the TAFE institute servicing Geelong, Victoria. ... Robert Menzies Building at the Clayton Campus Monash University is a public university with campuses located in Australia, Malaysia and South Africa. ... TAFE South Australia (TAFE SA) provides vocational education and training in South Australia. ...

Christian

National

The Australian College of Theology, was established in 1891 by the then General Synod of the Church of England in Australia. ... ... Youth With A Mission (YWAM, generally pronounced as wye-wam) is an international, inter-denominational, non-profit Christian missionary organization founded in 1960 by Loren Cunningham and his wife Darlene. ... Capital Canberra Government Constitutional monarchy Administrator none Chief Minister Jon Stanhope (ALP) Federal representation  - House seats 2  - Senate seats 2 Gross Territorial Product (2006)  - Product ($m)  $19,167 (6th)  - Product per capita  $57,303/person (1st) Population (End of November 2006)  - Population  333,667 (7th)  - Density  137. ... Tabor College, Australia is a tertiary Christian Education Centre offering a range of courses from Certificate to post-graduate in the areas of counselling, education, ministry and mission. ...

New South Wales

The Presbyterian Theological Centre is the theological college of the Presbyterian Church of Australia in New South Wales. ... This article is about the Australian Adventist tertiary institution. ... Morisset is a suburb of the city of Lake Macquarie, Australia. ... Campion College Australia opened to its first intake of students in February 2006. ... The Sydney College of Divinity is a consortium of Christian seminaries and bible colleges based in Sydney New South Wales. ... The Wesley Institute is a tertiary education provider in Sydney, Australia. ... This article is about the metropolitan area in Australia. ... Moore Theological College, otherwise known as just Moore College, is the Theological Training Seminary for the Anglican Diocese of Sydney, Australia. ... Sydney Missionary and Bible College (SMBC) is an independent, evangelical Bible college located in Sydney, Australia. ...

South Australia

The Adelaide College of Divinity Inc. ... Flinders University, or The Flinders University of South Australia, is a public university in Adelaide, founded in 1966. ... The Adelaide College of Ministries is an evangelical bible college, established in 1982. ... Quoting the ALC website (www. ... The Bible College of South Australia, formerly known as the Adelaide Bible Institute, is an interdenominational and evangelical Bible College in Adelaide, South Australia. ...

Tasmania

  • Worldview Centre for Inter-Cultural Studies, Hobart

Queensland

Brisbane College of Theology, in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia, is a University-level tertiary college devoted to the teaching of theology and Christian ministry. ...

Victoria

  • Catholic Theological College, Melbourne
  • Harvest Bible College, Melbourne
  • John Paul II Institute for Marriage and Family, Melbourne
  • Kingsley College, Melbourne

Harvest Bible College is a ministry training college of the Assemblies of God in Australia, located in North Dandenong, Victoria, Australia. ... Kingsley College is a Wesleyan school of theology located in Melbourne, Australia. ...

Western Australia

  • Harvest West Bible College, Perth
  • Perth Bible College

Other private

Specialist

  • Adelaide Central School of Art
  • Australian College of Applied Psychology, Sydney and Brisbane
  • Australian Institute of Applied Sciences College of Natural Medicine
  • Australian College of Natural Medicine, Brisbane, Perth and Melbourne
  • Australian College of Physical Education, Sydney
  • Australian Guild of Music Education, Melbourne
  • Australian Institute of Public Safety, Melbourne
  • Australian Institute of Music, Sydney
  • Australian International Hotel School, Canberra
  • Billy Blue School of Graphic Arts, Sydney
  • Earth Institute, Sydney
  • International College of Hotel Management, Adelaide
  • Invisage, Brisbane
  • Jansen Newman Institute, Sydney
  • Jschool: Journalism Education & Training
  • Kaylene Kranz and Associates, Adelaide
  • Kollel Beth Hatalmud Yehuda Fishman Institute, Melbourne
  • Le Cordon Bleu Australia, Adelaide
  • Marcus Oldham College, Geelong
  • National Institute of Health Sciences, Canberra
  • Nature Care College, Sydney
  • Oceania Polytechnic Institute of Education, Melbourne
  • Raffles College of Design and Commerce, Sydney
  • SAE Institute (includes QANTM College), Sydney, Byron Bay, Melbourne, Brisbane, Adelaide, Perth, dozens more in other countries
  • Southern School of Natural Therapies, Melbourne
  • Sydney Graphics College
  • William Blue International Hotel Management School, Sydney

The Australian College of Natural Medicine is a private tertiary institution located in Australia. ... For other uses, see Brisbane (disambiguation). ... Location of Perth within Australia This article is about the metropolitan area of Perth, Western Australia. ... This article is about the Australian city; the name may also refer to City of Melbourne or Melbourne city centre (also known as The CBD). ... The Australian Institute of Public Safety is an Australian owned independant tertiary education provider of courses accredited by the Victorian Department of Education and Training. ... The Australian International Hotel School (AIHS) is Australia’s leading university-level provider of hotel management education, located in Canberra, Australia’s National Capital. ... The SAE Institute (SAE in short, formerly also known as the School of Audio Engineering and the SAE Technology College) is a private college founded in 1976 by Sound Engineer and Record Producer Tom Misner. ... QANTM College is a creative digital media college in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. ...

General

  • Alexander Institute of Technology, Perth
  • Gibaran Business School (incorporating Australian Institute of Business Administration, Entrepreneurship Institute Australia, and Tourism Institute Australia), Adelaide
  • Holmesglen Institute of TAFE, Melbourne
  • ILM Australia, None. Although registered in Australia, it only delivers courses outside the country.
  • Institute of Business and Technology, Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane & Adelaide
  • Open Polytechnic of New Zealand, via an affiliate in Melbourne

Holmesglen Institute of Technical And Further Education (TAFE) is a tertiary level training institute situated in the South-Eastern suburbs of Melbourne, Australia. ...

Full listings

  • ACT
  • NSW
  • NT
  • Queensland
  • SA
  • Tasmania
  • Victoria
  • WA

Institutions operating in the external territories are auspiced by the Commonwealth Deparment of Education, Science and Training. However, there are none at this time (2005).


Groupings of universities

  • Universities Australia - the peak higher education institution group.
  • List of all federally auspiced higher education institutions in Australia.

The Group of Eight (Go8) is a lobby group for eight Australian tertiary institutions which are the leading universities in Australia. ... Innovative Research Universities Australia (IRU Australia) is a group of six Australian research-intensive universities, including: Macquarie University, Sydney (founded 1964) The University of Newcastle (1965) Flinders University, Adelaide (1966) La Trobe University, Melbourne (1967) Griffith University, Brisbane (1971) Murdoch University, Perth (1973) IRU Australia is also known as Group... The Australian Technology Network (ATN) is an alliance of five Australian universities of technology. ... Universitas 21 is an international network of research-intensive universities, established as an international reference point and resource for strategic thinking on issues of global significance. ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged into Distance education. ... // Distance Education is a field of expertise exploring situations in which the learner and the teacher are separated in time, space or both. ...

Rankings of universities

2006 and 2007 Shanghai Jiao Tong University's academic ranking of world universities


Since 2003 the "Academic Ranking of World Universities" [1], produced by Shanghai Jiao Tong University's Institute of Higher Education, has ranked Australian universities according to various criteria. The latest two years are: Shanghai Jiao Tong University (simplified Chinese: ; traditional Chinese: ; pinyin: ; abbreviated Jiao Da (交大) or SJTU), located in Shanghai, is one of the oldest and most influential universities in China. ...

National Rank
2007
National Rank
2006
University Regional Rank
(Asia Pacific)
2007
World Rank
2007
1 1 Australian National University 3 57
2 2 University of Melbourne 7 79
3-5 3-5 University of Sydney 10-18 102-150
3-5 3-5 University of Queensland 10-18 102-150
3-5 3-5 University of Western Australia 10-18 102-150
6-7 7-9 University of Adelaide 19-24 151-202
6-7 6 University of New South Wales 19-24 151-202
8-9 7-9 Macquarie University 25-42 203-304
8-9 7-9 Monash University 25-42 203-304
10-11 12-16 Flinders University 43-64 305-401
10-11 10-11 University of Newcastle (Australia) 43-64 305-401
12-17 12-16 James Cook University 65-99 402-508
12-17 10-11 La Trobe University 65-99 402-508
12-17 12-16 Murdoch University 65-99 402-508
12-17 12-16 University of New England (Australia) 65-99 402-508
12-17 12-16 University of Tasmania 65-99 402-508
12-17 not ranked University of Wollongong 65-99 402-508



2008 Ranking web of the World Universities


Published since 2004, the Webometrics Ranking covers not only World Class Universities. The full list of Australian institutions is included:

WORLD RANK UNIVERSITY SIZE VISIBILITY RICH FILES SCHOLAR
47 AUSTRALIAN NATIONAL UNIVERSITY 72 56 92 52
105 MONASH UNIVERSITY 199 88 176 168
113 UNIVERSITY OF QUEENSLAND 61 184 196 91
118 UNIVERSITY OF NEW SOUTH WALES 52 148 275 166
120 UNIVERSITY OF SYDNEY 161 154 118 174
128 UNIVERSITY OF MELBOURNE 128 132 248 235
243 UNIVERSITY OF ADELAIDE 430 274 352 84
252 UNIVERSITY OF WESTERN AUSTRALIA 288 300 303 326
332 MACQUARIE UNIVERSITY 483 322 412 435
341 RMIT UNIVERSITY 423 323 387 657
364 QUEENSLAND UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY 605 415 515 131
407 UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY SYDNEY 411 462 634 447
420 CURTIN UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY 558 520 591 215
462 LA TROBE UNIVERSITY 646 500 543 474
481 UNIVERSITY OF TASMANIA 622 492 633 591
503 CHARLES STURT UNIVERSITY 620 461 725 805
527 UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH AUSTRALIA 545 739 525 380
530 UNIVERSITY OF WOLLONGONG 698 675 618 342
532 MURDOCH UNIVERSITY 557 566 946 571
536 UNIVERSITY OF NEWCASTLE 347 670 858 625
588 JAMES COOK UNIVERSITY 468 883 323 680
614 UNIVERSITY OF NEW ENGLAND AUSTRALIA 915 734 691 401
648 FLINDERS UNIVERSITY 863 697 1282 323
743 DEAKIN UNIVERSITY 861 887 1095 676
758 UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN QUEENSLAND 501 1337 579 251
875 VICTORIA UNIVERSITY 1040 1201 733 695
891 CENTRAL QUEENSLAND UNIVERSITY 928 1225 809 849
927 GRIFFITH UNIVERSITY 755 1433 1060 385
943 UNIVERSITY OF WESTERN SYDNEY 1442 1137 1111 522
948 UNIVERSITY OF CANBERRA 1161 1046 1371 994
1025 SOUTHERN CROSS UNIVERSITY 1102 983 1778 1492
1344 BOND UNIVERSITY 1481 1940 1518 539
1413 SWINBURNE UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY 1435 1951 1577 1029
1539 UNIVERSITY OF BALLARAT 1604 2404 991 929
1588 AUSTRALIAN CATHOLIC UNIVERSITY 2079 1957 1841 1395
2080 CHARLES DARWIN UNIVERSITY 2069 2968 1526 2219
3398 UNIVERSITY OF THE SUNSHINE COAST 2676 4357 4885 2813
3497 AUSTRALIAN MARITIME COLLEGE 4095 4391 3116 3153
3979 AUSTRALIAN DEFENCE FORCE ACADEMY AT UNSW 7642 2421 5559 5560



2005 Teaching Performance Rankings (The Australian)


This table shows the teaching standards in Australia universities and was published in The Australian newspaper. The scaling method used in preparing this league table had seven components: The Australian is a national daily broadsheet newspaper published by Rupert Murdochs News Corporation. ...

  1. CEQ (Course Experience Questionnaire) generic skills: 17.91%
  2. CEQ good teaching: 18.5%
  3. CEQ overall satisfaction: 18.9%
  4. Students in full-time employment after they graduate: 11.48%
  5. Those that go on to full-time study: 10.29%
  6. Drop-out or attrition rates: 10.65%
  7. Student progress or pass rates: 12.26%
Rank University Score
1 University of Wollongong 34.24
2 Australian Maritime College 30.79
3 University of Melbourne 29.93
4 Swinburne University of Technology 29.33
5 University of Queensland 28.73
6 Australian National University 26.95
7 University of New England 25.56
8 University of Canberra 24.25
9 University of Ballarat 24.08
10 University of Sydney 23.93
11 Murdoch University 23.49
12 University of Western Australia 23.42
13 Australian Catholic University 22.73
14 Monash University 22.16
15 La Trobe University 21.18
16 Macquarie University 19.96
17 Charles Sturt University 19.44
18 University of Technology, Sydney 18.72
19 Victoria University 18.65
Rank University Score
20 University of the Sunshine Coast 18.44
21 Deakin University 18.35
22 Griffith University 18.25
23 Edith Cowan University 17.91
24 Curtin University of Technology 17.45
25 University of Newcastle 16.31
26 Flinders University 16.02
27 University of Southern Queensland 15.39
28 Southern Cross University 14.83
29 RMIT 14.49
30 James Cook University 14.17
31 Queensland University of Technology 13.67
32 University of New South Wales 13.56
33 University of Western Sydney 12.85
34 University of Tasmania 12.00
35 Central Queensland University 11.49
36 University of Adelaide 10.54
37 University of South Australia 10.11
38 Charles Darwin University 9.05



2006 Times Higher Education Supplement Australian Rankings


This list shows the international ranking of Australian universities that had been included in the top 100 universities as determined by the Times Higher Education Supplement

Rank University
16 Australian National University
22 University of Melbourne
35 University of Sydney
38 Monash University
41 University of New South Wales
45 University of Queensland



Asiaweek's Australian top ranking universities


In 2000, Asiaweek ranked Asia's universities and grouped them according to whether they were a generalist Multi-Disciplinary or a Science and Technology university. [2]

Multi-disciplinary
Rank University
8 Australian National University
9 University of Melbourne
10 University of New South Wales
13 University of Sydney
23 University of Western Australia
25 University of Queensland
26 University of Adelaide
30 Monash University
45 University of Wollongong
56 Maquarie University
Science and Technology
Rank University
22 Curtin University of Technology
25 Queensland University of Technology
26 University of Technology, Sydney
28 RMIT University
38 University of South Australia



In 1999, Asiaweek released the first regional listing of Asia's best universities. [3] Australian universities in the list and their rankings were:

Rank University
8 University of New South Wales
10 University of Melbourne
13 Australian National University
15 University of Sydney
19 University of Queensland
25 University of Western Australia
34 University of Adelaide
46 Monash University
51 Macquarie University
59 University of Wollongong



2005 Melbourne Institute International Standing of Australian Universities


A study released by the Melbourne Institute [4] (operated by the University of Melbourne) in 2005 examined Australian universities on the basis of:

  • international standing of staff (40%)
  • graduate programs (16%)
  • undergraduate intake (11%)
  • undergraduate programs (14%)
  • resources (11%), and
  • the views of Deans and CEOs (8%).
University Index
Australian National University 100
University of Melbourne 100
University of Sydney 93
University of Queensland 87
University of New South Wales 84
University of Western Australia 77
Monash University 75
University of Adelaide 70
Flinders University 55
La Trobe University 55
Macquarie University 55
University of Tasmania 54
Murdoch University 53
University of Newcastle 53
University of Wollongong 53
Curtin University of Technology 50
Griffith University 50
University of New England 50
Deakin University 49
University Index
James Cook University 49
Queensland University of Technology 49
University of Technology, Sydney 47
University of South Australia 46
RMIT University 44
University of Canberra 44
Southern Cross University 41
Swinburne University of Technology 41
University of Western Sydney 41
Victoria University 41
Charles Darwin University 40
Edith Cowan University 40
Central Queensland University 39
Charles Sturt University 39
University of Southern Queensland 38
University of Ballarat 37
Australian Catholic University 36
University of the Sunshine Coast 32
University of Notre Dame, Australia 29



Ranking performance by other measures


Universities can also be ranked by other measures

  • Academic disciplines
  • Graduate satisfaction
  • Graduate emploment prospects

See also

A -- B -- C -- D -- E -- F -- G -- H -- I -- J -- K -- L -- M -- N -- O -- P -- Q -- R -- S -- T -- U -- V -- W -- X -- Y -- Z The alphabetical listing is based on Christina DeMellos pages at http://www. ... This is a list of universities, colleges and other educational institutions providing higher education (meaning tertiary, quaternary or in some cases post-secondary education). ... The following is a partial list of schools in Australia by state. ... College admissions or university admission is the process through which students enter post-secondary education at universities and colleges. ... Educational oversight Federal Minister for Education DEST Julia Gillard National education budget $40. ... For the Texas educational association, see Texas Association of Future Educators. ...

External links

  • Australian-Universities.com - Australian university rankings
  • Search for a university by degree offered
  • Australian tertiary education, a web site with much information on Australian universities and some information on vocational education institutions.
  • Doctortee.net Online Text Books and Study Guides for Australian Universities including detailed overview of the Australian System by Dr. Dario Toncich
  • Populations of Melbourne campuses

List of universities and colleges in Australia


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The University of Adelaide is one of Australia's oldest and one of the highest ranking universities Australia has in any guide to higher education institutions and is regarded as one of the best Australian universities.
University of Tasmania Hobart - Launceston - Burnie, Tasmania The University of Tasmania is the fourth oldest University in Australia.
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